The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is a leader in finding practical solutions to support Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. NAILSMA, a not for profit company, has over a decade of experience in delivering complex and challenging programs across north Australia.
Indigenous Australians are responsible for managing over 40% of the land in north Australia and have interests in well over 80% of the north. NAILSMA is making a real difference to finding solutions to support them in their work for future generations.
NAILSMA wins two awards at the Territory NRM Annual Forum. NAILSMA has been recognised for its work in natural resource management in the Northern Territory, taking home two awards at the first ever NT Natural Resource Management Awards, held in Darwin on November 6. Read media release Posted 07/11/2013
NAILSMA CEO Departs for Northern Land Council. NAILSMA Chair, Mr Peter Yu has wished departing CEO Joe Morrison success in his new appointment as CEO of the Northern Land Council. Read media release Posted 21/10/2013
Study tour links Arafura and Timor Seas. Representatives from the Arafura and Timor Seas have come together this week to share ideas about sustainable activities for the conservation and management of marine and coastal resources. Read media release Posted 07/10/2013
Call for dialogue on Indigenous water policy Peter Yu, Chair of NAILSMA, has supported calls for the NT Government to reinstate the Strategic Indigenous Reserve (SIR) water policy ensuring a foundation for an equitable approach to Indigenous participation in the current and developing economies of the Territory and across northern Australia. Read media release. Posted 13/06/2013
Indigenous participation in northern development. Professor Patrick Dodson said, ‘there was a critical need to develop a commercial framework that could assist Traditional Owner interests for engagement with investors, development proponents and governments'. Read media release. Posted 22/05/2013
NAILSMA and NLC called a moratorium on water allocation proposals that could result in excessive use of a valuable water source until the NT Government finalises Mataranka Water Allocation Plan. This water allocation issue raised much media attention. Read all. Posted 28/03/2013
The Information Hub is a great place to discover more about our work in north Australia supporting Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. You will find detailed information about each of our program areas as well as a rich resource of publications, articles, digital story reports and information on north Australian ranger groups. Browse through the site and use the comprehensive search facility to locate your areas of interest.
- Turtle camp opportunity with the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Rangers - 25th of Sep, 2013
- World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference 2013 - 26th of May, 2013
- Second Indigenous Experts Forum on Sustainable Economic Development 2013 - 30th of Apr, 2013
- International spotlight on north Australian Indigenous fire management at UN Climate Change Conference in Doha - Dec 2012 - 5th of Dec, 2012